Green Leader Elizabeth May argues the NEB has always had the capacity to overrule findings by any of the review panels it establishes for projects such as the Northern Gateway, but the Budget Implementation Bill will assure investors that regardless of what happens, the Harper government will have the power to override any decision.
But government says ‘responsible resource development is a cornerstone’ of the budget.
The government will move on the budget implementation bill and on trade and copyright bills.
And how the next chapter is written could be crucial to determining its long-term fate, says Tory pundit Tim Powers.
The government’s budget motion, which lays out how it will spend $255-billion this year, gets a filibuster in the Commons.
Critics say last week’s budget falls short of the necessary funds needed to seriously address education and health issues for Canada’s aboriginal peoples.
They’re on: Cabinet ministers set to sell the ‘quintessential political document of every government.’
Ainsley Muller of Express Pardons Canada says the feds’ crackdown on pardons on certain offences ‘doesn’t make any sense.’
NDP House Leader Joe Comartin says party’s closely monitoring electoral redistribution process in Saskatchewan and Alberta.
Massive public backlash against Bill C-30 forces Tories to backtrack, but opposition MPs say police require it to modernize their fight against organized crime. They just want the bill amended.
The government will send its controversial internet surveillance bill to a Commons committee that includes one of Prime Minister Stephen Harper’s most trusted troubleshooting MPs soon after Parliament reconvenes and MPs return Monday from this week’s recess.
Paul Champ says the government’s new counter-terrorism strategy means protesters and activists could be put under wider surveillance through the provisions of Bill C-30.
Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau was in Gatineau, Que., to greet supporters at a local Tim Hortons.
Quebec Liberal candidates Will Amos (Pontiac), Stéphane Lauzon (Argenteuil–La Petite-Nation), Leader Justin Trudeau (Papineau), Steven MacKinnon (Gatineau) and Greg Fergus (Hull-Aylmer).
Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau served up some coffee and donuts to customers and supporters at Tim Hortons in Gatineau, Que.
Justin Trudeau speaks with supporters at at Tim Hortons in Gatineau, Que.
Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau pictured with Tim Hortons employees.
Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau helped serve coffee and donuts to supporters at Tim Hortons.
Liberal candidate Steve MacKinnon, running in Gatineau, Que., speaking with Postmedia reporter Lee Berthiaume.
Liberal candidate Greg Fergus, running in Hull-Aylmer, Que., speaks with Postmedia reporter Lee Berthiaume.